Richard Burbage

(c. 1567—1619) actor

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actor, the son of James Burbage, acted major roles in plays by Shakespeare, Jonson, and Beaumont and Fletcher, and excelled in tragedy.

Subjects: Shakespeare Studies and Criticism.

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